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  • Desert Notebooks

    Desert Notebooks
    av Ben Ehrenreich

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640093539

    For fans of Robert Macfarlane or Elizabeth Rush, National Magazine Award winner and The Nation columnist Ben Ehrenreich layers climate science, mythologies, nature writing, and personal experiences into a stunning reckoning of our current moment and…

  • Revive Eden

    Revive Eden
    av Hong-Quan Zhang

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781543986679

  • The Desert

    The Desert
    av Michael Welland

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780233604

    Lands of extremes, contrasts and constant change, deserts cover a quarter of our planet's land area and are home to some half a billion people. 'The desert' as an idea has long captured the Western imagination, but too often in ways that fail to gra…

  • The Life of North American Suburbs

    The Life of North American Suburbs

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487520779

    This book chronicles and explains the role of suburbs in North American cities since the mid-twentieth century. Examining fifteen case studies from New York to Vancouver, Atlanta to Chicago, Montreal to Phoenix, The Life of North American Suburbs tr…

  • At Home in Joshua Tree

    At Home in Joshua Tree
    av Rich Combs

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780762491674

    Reset, reflect, create. That's the motto at the Joshua Tree House -- an irresistibly bohemian bed-and-breakfast in the storied hi-desert of southern California. Guided by nature and the cycles of the sun, the Joshua Tree House offers an intentional,…

  • Deserts: A Very Short Introduction

    Deserts: A Very Short Introduction
    av Nick Middleton

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199564309

    Deserts make up a third of the planet's land surface, but if you picture a desert, what comes to mind? A wasteland? A drought? A place devoid of all life forms?Deserts are remarkable places. Typified by drought and extremes of temperature, they can…

  • Out There Learning

    Out There Learning

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487523145

    Universities across North America and beyond are experiencing growing demand for off-campus, experiential learning. Exploring the foundations of what it means to learn "out there," Out There Learning is an informed, critical investigation of the ped…

  • The Commons in an Age of Uncertainty

    The Commons in an Age of Uncertainty
    av Franklin Obeng-Odoom

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487501761

    In the last two hundred years, the earth has increasingly become the private property of a few classes, races, transnational corporations, and nations. Repeated claims about the "tragedy of the commons" and the "crisis of capitalism" have done littl…

  • A Natural History of the Mojave Desert

    A Natural History of the Mojave Desert
    av Lawrence R. Walker

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816532629

    The Mojave Desert has a rich natural history. Despite being sandwiched between the larger Great Basin and Sonoran Deserts, it has enough mountains, valleys, canyons, and playas for any eager explorer. Ancient and current waterways carve the bajadas…

  • Climate Change in Deserts

    Climate Change in Deserts
    av Martin Williams

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107016910

    Reconstructing climatic changes in deserts and their margins at a variety of scales in space and time, this book draws upon evidence from land and sea, including desert dunes, wind-blown dust, river and lake sediments, glacial moraines, plant and an…

  • Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction in Arid Lands

    Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction in Arid Lands

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789054107101

    The 11 chapters provide a wide ranging perspective on some of the problems under investigation and several of the systematic approaches currently in use by those concerned with refining the knowledge of the changing environments in the world's dryla…

  • This Desert Hides Nothing: Selections from the Work of Ellen Meloy with Photographs by Stephen Strom

    This Desert Hides Nothing: Selections from the Work of Ellen Meloy with Photographs by Stephen Strom
    av Ellen Meloy

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781948814287

    Writer and naturalist Ellen Meloy and photographer Stephen Strom met in the fall of 2004 and began planning a collaborative book of images and prose expressing their shared love of the desert. Two months later, Meloy died suddenly at her home in sou…

  • Vegetation & Biogeography of The Sand Seas Of Arabia

    Vegetation & Biogeography of The Sand Seas Of Arabia
    av Watts

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780710306197

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

  • Wildflowers of Utah's Colorado Plateau

    Wildflowers of Utah's Colorado Plateau
    av Deborah J. Clark

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934553800

    An essential field guide to wildflowers of the Colorado Plateau in southern Utah. This book contains color photographs with the common and scientific names of 209 plants. Line drawings of 83 of these plants aid in identification. It is a must-have c…

  • Wüstensurvival

    Wüstensurvival
    av Thomas Binkle

    Häftad - 2008 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783866860209

    Die Wüste ist eine faszinierende Landschaft. Eindrucksvoll, fremdartig, aber auch gefährlich. Das Buch soll die Veränderungen im Wüstenreisen in den letzten 20 Jahren aufzeigen. Was einfacher und was schwieriger wurde. Es soll je…

  • Reading Aridity in Western American Literature

    Reading Aridity in Western American Literature

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781793622013

    Deserts are highly emblematic spaces: dry, barren, isolated. In literary and cinematic representations, they often betoken collapse and dystopia. Reading Aridity in Western American Literature offer readings of literature set in the US Southwest fro…

  • Die Wüsten der Erde

    Die Wüsten der Erde
    av Michael Martin

    Inbunden - 2018 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783894054359

    Ein Drittel der Erdoberfläche besteht aus Wüsten und Halbwüsten. Doch Wüste ist mehr als Sand, ist eine Vielfalt von Landschaftsformen und ein extremer Lebensraum für Menschen, Pflanzen und Tiere. Michael Martin, Fotograf, A…

  • Great Warm Deserts of the World

    Great Warm Deserts of the World
    av Andrew S. Goudie

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199245154

    This is the first-ever regional study of the geomorphology of the world's deserts, demonstrating why different deserts have special landscape features and land-forming processes. It explains the climatic and tectonic history of deserts, showing how…

  • The Arid Zones

    The Arid Zones
    av Kenneth Walton

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202309286

    The hot and temperate deserts and their marginal steppe lands comprise one-third of the land surface of the world and are an increasingly critical area for the economic wellbeing of world populations. The remarkable mechanisms of floral, faunal, and…

  • A Desert Harvest: New and Selected Essays

    A Desert Harvest: New and Selected Essays
    av Bruce Berger

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374220570

    A career-spanning collection of Bruce Berger's beautiful, subtle, and spiky essays on the American desertOccupying a space between traditional nature writing, memoir, journalism, and prose poetry, Bruce Berger's essays are beautiful, subtle, and hau…

  • A Desert Harvest: New and Selected Essays

    A Desert Harvest: New and Selected Essays
    av Bruce Berger

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250251121

  • The Archaeology of Australia's Deserts

    The Archaeology of Australia's Deserts
    av Mike Smith

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521407458

    This is the first book-length study of the archaeology of Australia's deserts, one of the world's major habitats and the largest block of drylands in the southern hemisphere. Over the last few decades, a wealth of new environmental and archaeologica…

  • Calligraphies of the Desert

    Calligraphies of the Desert

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780863561771

    Celebrated master calligrapher Hassan Massoudy carries the desert within him. Through majestic, sweeping strokes, he depicts its breath-taking beauty and wonder. Massoudy draws inspiration from the words and wisdom of some of our greatest poets and…

  • Namibia 2021 - Format S

    Namibia 2021 - Format S

    Övrigt - 2020 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783962883386

  • Mojave Desert Peaks

    Mojave Desert Peaks
    av Michel Digonnet

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780965917889

    Experience the Best Mountain Hikes of California's Mojave Desert With a total protected area of 9.1 million acres, the Mojave Desert is one of the best-preserved ecosystems in the United States and a formidable playground for hiking, mountaineering,…

  • Der grüne Rettungsring

    Der grüne Rettungsring
    av Lorenz Hübner

    - 2019 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783962381523

  • Borderline Canadianness

    Borderline Canadianness
    av Jane Helleiner

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442649057

    Canada and the United States share the world's longest international border. For those living in the immediate vicinity of the Canadian side of the border, the events of 9/11 were a turning point in their relationship with their communities, their A…

  • Im Reich des Frosts

    Im Reich des Frosts
    av Bjørn Vassnes

    Inbunden - 2019 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783423282031

  • Marfa Flights

    Marfa Flights
    av Paul V. Chaplo

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781623491680

    Take an unforgettable sky excursion over Big Bend with photographer Paul Chaplo as he captures the shapes, textures, and colors of the craggy, weathered landforms people usually see only from the ground-and some places no photographer has gone befor…

  • Arid Land Ecosystems: Volume 2, Structure, Functioning and Management

    Arid Land Ecosystems: Volume 2, Structure, Functioning and Management

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521105569

    This volume was first published in 1981. The history of man's use of arid lands is a sad record of deterioration of the natural resource base and of low and declining living standards for the 300 million people who live in them. One prerequisite to…

  • Namibia 2021 - Format L

    Namibia 2021 - Format L

    Övrigt - 2020 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783962883379

  • Traversa

    Traversa
    av Fran Sandham

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715637029

    "Traversa" is a fascinating account of the hardships and hilarity Fran Sandham experienced during his epic solo journey on foot across Africa, from the Skeleton Coast to the Indian Ocean through Namibia, Zambia, Malawi and Tanzania. Inspired by the…

  • Ecology of Desert Systems

    Ecology of Desert Systems
    av Walter G. Whitford

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780128150559

    Nearly one-third of the land area on our planet is classified as arid or desert. Therefore, an understanding of the dynamics of such arid ecosystems is essential to managing those systems in a way that sustains human populations. This second edition…

  • Geoengineering in Arid Lands

    Geoengineering in Arid Lands

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789058091604

    The papers in this volume cover topics in the field of geoengineering in arid lands. Topics include: coupled thermo-hydro-mechanical processes in geomechanics; sediment formation in marine environment; soil stability and stabilization techniques; an…

  • In the Suburbs of History

    In the Suburbs of History
    av Steven Logan

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487525439

    In the 1960s, socialist and capitalist urban planners, architects, and city officials chose the urban periphery as the site to test out new ideas in modernist architecture and planning: the outskirts of Prague and a bedroom suburb of Toronto would b…

  • In the Suburbs of History

    In the Suburbs of History
    av Steven Logan

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487507886

    In the 1960s, socialist and capitalist urban planners, architects, and city officials chose the urban periphery as the site to test out new ideas in modernist architecture and planning: the outskirts of Prague and a bedroom suburb of Toronto would b…

  • The Archaeology of Drylands

    The Archaeology of Drylands
    av Graeme Barker

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415230018

    Many dryland regions contain archaeological remains which suggest that there must have been intensive phases of settlement in what now seem to be dry and degraded environments. This book discusses successes and failures of past land use and settleme…

  • The Archaeology of Drylands

    The Archaeology of Drylands
    av Graeme Barker

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415642842

    Many dryland regions contain archaeological remains which suggest that there must have been intensive phases of settlement in what now seem to be dry and degraded environments. This book discusses successes and failures of past land use and settleme…

  • Schattenjäger

    Schattenjäger
    av Giselher W. Hoffmann

    Pocket - 2014 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783293206465

  • Deserts

    Deserts
    av Charles Gritzner

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791092347

    This volume introduces students to a waterless world encompassing some of the most barren and least populated places on Earth. Students will discover how deserts, covering about one-fifth of Earth's surface, compel adaptation by nature and culture a…

  • Desert Animals and Plants for Kids

    Desert Animals and Plants for Kids
    av Baby Professor

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781682806081

    Is there life in the desert? There sure is! This educational book will teach your child about the animals and plants that survive the harsh desert environment. It's a great book to have because it's not all texts; rather, there's even more pictures.…

  • Energy from the Desert - 2 Volume Set

    Energy from the Desert - 2 Volume Set

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844073801

    The world's deserts are sufficiently large that, in theory, covering a fraction of their landmass with PV systems could generate many times the current primary global energy supply. The third book in the Energy from the Desert series examines the so…

  • The Kalahari Desert

    The Kalahari Desert
    av Molly Aloian

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780778707202

    This colourful book describes the geological makeup and history of the Kalahari Desert in Africa. Covering most of Botswana, as well as portions of Namibia and South Africa, the Kalahari is not a true desert because it receives more than ten inches…

  • Sahara 2021 - Format L

    Sahara 2021 - Format L

    Övrigt - 2020 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783962883270

  • The Solace of Fierce Landscapes

    The Solace of Fierce Landscapes
    av Belden C. Lane

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195315851

    In the tradition of Kathleen Norris, Terry Tempest Williams, and Thomas Merton, The Solace of Fierce Landscapes explores the impulse that has drawn seekers into the wilderness for centuries and offers eloquent testimony to the healing power of mount…

  • Arid Land Ecosystems 2 Part Paperback Set: Volume 1

    Arid Land Ecosystems 2 Part Paperback Set: Volume 1
    av R. A. Perry

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521115216

    The history of man's use of arid lands is a sad record of deterioration of the natural resource base and of low and declining living standards for the 300 million people who live in them. One prerequisite to meeting the challenge of reversing the de…

  • Desert Landscape Architecture

    Desert Landscape Architecture
    av John C. Krieg

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574442250

    This book provides an understanding of desert environments, their climatic conditions, and unique physical beauty - using the five American deserts of the southwestern United States as an example. Through considerable research, sensitivity, and prac…

  • Our Desert Backyard

    Our Desert Backyard
    av Chris Orr Unruh

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781627875868

    The Arizona desert is teeming with wildlife. A plethora of species, including types of mammals, birds, and reptiles, all live much closer to us than we think. Our Desert Backyard helps define and illustrate the many creatures that desert dwellers mi…

  • Vegetation of the Soviet Polar Deserts

    Vegetation of the Soviet Polar Deserts
    av V. D. Aleksandrova

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521100052

    This is a translation of Vera Aleksandrova's classic book, first published in Russian, which characterizes the vegetation of this rather special botanical region. Much important botanical research concerned with Arctic ecology is carried out in the…

  • Die Einsamkeit der Wüste

    Die Einsamkeit der Wüste
    av Edward Abbey

    Inbunden - 2016 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783957573551

  • Desert Wetlands

    Desert Wetlands
    av Lucian Niemeyer

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826332608

    Water plays different roles in the desert. It appears when we least expect it and hides when we want it most. Rain falls but never reaches the ground, and dry washes abruptly become rivers. One constant holds true: water enables life. In Desert Wetl…

  • The Nature of Desert Nature

    The Nature of Desert Nature

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816540280

    In this refreshing collection, one of our best writers on desert places, Gary Paul Nabhan, challenges traditional notions of the desert. Beautiful, reflective, and at times humorous, Nabhan's extended essay also called "The Nature of Desert Nature"…

  • Ein Paradies aus Nichts

    Ein Paradies aus Nichts
    av Alaa Al-Aswani, Tajjib Salich, Baha Taher

    Pocket - 2015 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783857877773